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the recusal of supervisor tang, and we have the appeal of the conditional use project and at this hearing the special use operation to install a wireless special facility including nine screened and paneled antennas located on a roof top of an existing building at 725 terradel. we have up to 10 minutes for present for planning and 10 minutes for project sponsor and two minutes for the speaker opposing the appeal. and three minute rebuttal. and to all parties you can use an all of that time or portion of that time. supervisor lee. >> i am looking forward to listening to the arguments on both sides of this issue. this is one where there is much history in terms of these issues they have to take into consideration. as i listen to these arguments. so let's -- let's move the item. >> let's go. appellates. mr. begman. someone from at&t. sorry, we are waiting for the neighborhoods. if i could ask the appellants to please step up. >> this is my carrot. >> indeed. thank you for your patience. and appellants can use the 10 minutes and divide it up as you see fit. >> mr. presiden
use an all of that time or portion of that time. supervisor lee. >> i am looking forward to listening to the arguments on both sides of this issue. this is one where there is much history in terms of these issues they have to take into consideration. as i listen to these arguments. so let's -- let's move the item. >> let's go. appellates. mr. begman. someone from at&t. sorry, we are waiting for the neighborhoods. if i could ask the appellants to please step up. >> this is my carrot. >> indeed. thank you for your patience. and appellants can use the 10 minutes and divide it up as you see fit. >> mr. president and members of the board. good afternoon -- i guess i should say good evening. this reminds me sitting back of eugene o'neill play, a long day's journey into tonight. we had mandarin and cantonese speakers who were here. i don't think they will be coming back, but mostly with business. they are opening their businesses, their restaurants. today was an election day, so they had a couple of them left to go vote. and so on one guy you may have seen the action here. one guy just got o
story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. ♪ from washington. hello, i'm libby casey. it's gone on and on, and shows no clear end the war in syria between president bashar al-assad forces and a myriad of rebel groups and islamist fight whose want to see him out of power. there are talks while offering small help to rebels. many are expressing frustration over the situation on the ground, and they have their own political objective. as refugees suffer and the conflict grinds on where do we go from here? first this background. secretary of state john kerry is again this week working with middle east allies to keep attention on the syrian crisis. arriving in saudi arabia over the weekend chief ambassador was helping the relationship between the two countries. >> i particularly wanted to have the opportunity to visit with his majesty the king of saudi arabia, and i'm particularly grateful because i know that he is not seeing enormous numbers of people these days, but right now we have very important things to talk about to make certain that the saudi arabian
can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone. >> neat. we can finish making travel plans over dinner, now let's go eat. >> how about about that organic vegan gluten free rest rft. >> can't we go to the food truck. >> do you want to walk or take a taxi. >> there is an alert right here telling us there is heavy traffic in soma. >> let's walk there and then take a taxi or muni back. >> that new website gives us a lot of options. >> it sure does and we can use it again next weekend when we go to see the giants. there is a new destination section on the website that shows us how to get to at&t park. >> there is a section, and account alerts and information on parking and all kinds of stuff, it is so easy to use that even you can use it. >> that is smart. >> are you giving me a compliment. >> i think that i am. >> wow, thanks. >> now you can buy dinner. sfmta.com. access useful information, any all right. thank you for coming thank you for coming and exercising is unveiling of our office. t
we have very important things to talk about to make certain that the saudi arabian u.s. relationship is on track, moving forward, and doing the things that we need to accomplish. >> washington's main arab ally has concerns with the approach to the conflict in syria. they acknowledge there are divergent obviously on how to end conflict, but the goal remains the same. >> even a limited strike will send a message to assad that no other nation can deliver. but a targeted strike can make assad or any other dictator think twice before using chemical weapons. >> but despite president obama's tough talk a strike never happened. instead the assad regime grayed to account for and aid in destroying it's chemical weapons stock pile. for the u.s. the condition in syria is status quo. meanwhile 2 million syrian versus fled their homes and more are displaced in the country as war conditions. rebels have lost ground to assad forces. neighboring nations are shaking under the weight of refugees, especially lebanon. it now has more than 800,000 syrians nearly a quarter of lebanon's population of $4 mil
the environmental report this is your chance to address us. i have several cards >> (calling names). >> thank you for having - allowing me to talk i'm david i'm a native san franciscan. i live with my family in effort hills a i have a b.a. from pennsylvania. my father was a ph.d. chemist and i helped to build the two family business in navel testing in 43 and a animal feed founded in 19051. we commenceed operation july 1st and 1998 we bought vandyke and we bought vandyke and have and began renovating section a and it was completed in 2014. i'm speaking in opposition to a proposal that will be coming to you to create a homeless shelter on jennings street that is next to our navel laboratory. and we have mike traceers and micro biologists. we located on vandyke avenue because it was located for industry. when i decided to have it on the hill my father said it was unacceptable. someone could sue us. the 4r5ish9 used explosive chemicals. i've dmrutd a packet of information a listing of all the chemicals we have under our housing management plan dated july 2012. we've never had a sorr
throughout history. .artin luther use the pamphlets poetry in the court of and berlin. tom payne and his pamphlet of common sense. there are many examples. i'm arguing that when we use social media today, it is a reversion to what media operated like centuries before us. >> the distinct between letterwriting and the conversation was further blurred by the custom of dictating outgoing letters described and having incoming letters read aloud. you were someone like cicero or caesar, you would have ascribed. caesar was famous for being able to dictate to letters at once. you would be dictating letters to them. you would have a staff of messengers who would carry these messages to your friends. incoming messages brought a scroll. romans like cicero and caesar were capable of reading and writing. they got more done if they use describes. the role played by scribes and messengers, most of her slaves, is akin to the role that broadband plays for us today. the reason why we can do social media that is very tweet -- cheap and fast. when the romans it was also cheap and fast. they had slavery. it w
their current plans. aircraft from a massive u.s. carrier ship have joined the relief effort for typhoon haiyan , bringing supplies to those who were left without food or clean water for nearly a week. the official death toll stands at 2357, but expected to rise. initial estimates had well over 10,000 may have died. the philippines health minister has warned it is unlikely all of the dead will be identified. kerryary of state john appeared before congress on wednesday to urge a delay of new sanctions on iran. lawmakers from both already's have vowed to move ahead with a measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, the u.s., and five other world powers. speaking to the senate banking committee, john kerry said targeting iran undermines negotiations. >> our hope now is no new sanctions will be put in place for the civil reason that if they are, it could be viewed as bad faith by the people we are negotiating with, it could destroy the ability to be able to get agreement, and it could wind up setting us back in dialogue that has taken 30 years to be able
resident. i'm here to talk about a rezoning project. this legislation will be for a special use district it will come from the mayor's office and the department of human services and will be designed to 2115 germans as housing. the idea hero is to use a $1 million grant to house homeless. this location was chosen hurriedly. the organization that hopes to get the shelter already has a restaurant adjacent and much of the community believes this was chosen to reduce the consolidation for that contract. i'm going to speak about a specific issue and that's seismic hazard. when the p dr map was designed a portion of the map related to discuss macro was fashioned on the zones. you can see on the left hand in green and on the right hand a map of p dr and the area was designed in part to useless those areas which are unsafe for housing. the planning department conducted a large and to her assessments and decided what doess. to keep the housing out. it would be disagrees to house one hundred indistrict folks. just because someone has a $100 million grant. people ask if a one hundred million dollar
. a find in the war of drugs. authorities shut down a tunnel between the u.s. and mexico >> a deadly storm system creating problems across the country as it dumps a foot of rain in some parts leading to severe flooding. . >>> welcome to al jazeera america. there are new revelations about just how far the national security agency has gone to spy on internet users. revelations that have reportedly led twitter to set up new types of enciption to protect messages from snoops, something google spent millions doing. facebook is trying to stay a step ahead. now the senate intelligence committee is set to tighten the rules. >> these are the slides leaked by whistleblower edward snowden in june. as long as the national security agency or the federal bureau of investigation are 51% sure that the user is foreign, their emails, audio and video chats, photographs and documents are all theirs for the searching. this >> carefully worded denials followed from the companies, arguing that they give specific information to the u.s. government as legally required on a case-by-case basis. these assurances have
talks that resumed in geneva today between iran and six world powers, including the u.s. is the second round of negotiations on iran's nuclear program since president hassan rouhani took office in august. the proposal would partially with u.s.-led sanctions for six months in return for iran's suspension of nuclear activity. john kerry continues a visit to israel and the occupied west bank in a bid to encourage u.s.- brokered peace talks. he faced palestinian complaints in ramallah on tuesday over israel's continued expansion of west bank settlements. in a rare move, john kerry said the u.s. views israel settlements as illegitimate, going beyond the normal white house language of not helpful. but john kerry stopped short of calling the settlements illegal. >> let me emphasize at this point the position of the united states of america on the considerts is that we now, and have always considered, the settlements to be illegitimate. i want to make it extremely clear that at no time did the agree asans in any way a matter of going back to the talks that they someh condone or
and second floor training. we actually look at using the existing balcony that's there now. but we managed to keep a portion of that and part of that was so on the left-hand side 0 that's our nod to the - it's a element we were using a balcony as opposed to a bay window and on the right side we tend to deviate we wanted to have this transparent element but we wanted the entry to be prominent. we felt that having a typical retail store front and the typical two spore element would be too evenly closings it needed to be an open building >> i can appreciate that i'm wondering why there's we're having window treatment not entirely glasses sacrificed on the front of the building. >> our concept was to keep it open and trying to do the other would not achieve the same effect. >> thank you. i've seen a lot of buildings that don't have that much glaigdz it's just my opinion. >> so i'm also very supportive. i know the building i appreciate the design i think it's open and kind of gets people upstairs and a makes the active. just a question on the retail perhaps taking that and making that part
it was inappropriate with a sequa document and voted the 2010 conditional use. the city choose not to appeal that but the eir which you analyzed and the intense indication would have any impacts on the environment. the eir included it would not have any impacts nor litigation measures but the eir is recommending draft motions. in its 2013 motion the interpretation upheld the board of appeals termths that the masonic was constructed as a entertainment viewpoint not as a private lodge. there are some apparently that had mr. wallace is a private lodge and no entertainment should be held, however, it was revolved by the board of appeals and it upheld it and no is not prevented from convert the non conforming use to a conditional use. and it's determined by the board of appeals and the supreme courts. while the eir was to allow the begins to continue. earlier this year i'm pleased to announce to you we've reached a settlement and 9 individual neighbors who participated in the litigation against the city have agreed to a strike limit to 79 fire department's and only 54 of the event maybe music's c
also don't know. it has been in boxes all over the licence. i walk across the us on board the summit. for all the details. the instant into the pockets on tuesday even as a comic but both cities which had been affected by a sick day on dress sensibly can. at least i e including two women at a time of one day when unidentified man on the media into a shop in a crowded market in southwest middle just on port city of london. includes rock the city of aachen stunts to get into ancient punjab province. a lesson to confess i miss my above all cute in this photo. but this is it depends on whether the two attacks leading to a heated contest that spread across pop on in the boss would be its troops after about ten knots numbness in dublin and the trouble began on friday the coffee wasn't even against city on monday but traffic was thin and said he doesn't need isn't it a day off to do. while the indians in the markets and intel is out. and i'll toss in a minute to documentation the procession of his ideas and situations in the short strand this talk residents can think about such a good good
with temperatures dipping in the 20s curtailed some of the events. carol kennedy serving in japan as u.s. ambassador, many leaving origami cranes. >>> secretary of state john kerry is set to continue negotiations in talks with iran over nuclear energy. >>> typhoon haiyan is the deadliest disaster to ever hit the country. 1600 people are still missing. "real money with ali velshi" is next on al jazeera. >> where the jobs are, i'll show you in american cities where hiring is hot. coal is falling to a loss. is it a bargain. plus is toys r us toast. the make or break for the largest toy store chain in the world. i'll ali velshi, and this is "real money." this is "real money." you are the most important part righof the show. join us. job creation has gotten a jolt with job openings and over all hires climbing to a five-year high. i use the word jolt for a reason. it's job open labor report. that's 8.6% higher job openings. this jolt report is important because it's a piece of data that is favored by janet yellen. apparently she likes it because it sheds light on the dynamics behind the more familiar mont
space. u.s. military planes fly over china's newly claimed air defense zone. >> the supreme court weighs in over obamacare contraceptives - they'll decide if private companies must pay for birth controls even if they have religious objections >> pope francis - he says it's time the faithful help those in need. >>> welcome to al jazeera america. tens of millions of people on the east coast are in the grips of a massive storm. conditions stretch from atlanta to boston, a mix of snow, sleet, ice and heavy rain. with each passing hour roads are trech ourous and flights are cancelled or delayed. we have a team of reporters tracking the impact of the storm. al jazeera's juan carlos molina begins the coverage on how the weather is hampering driving. >> conditions treacherous. the impact unavoidable. scenes like this on highways across america. >> i hydroplaned over here, came off and slid around. >> from michigan a close call from a dashboard camera as a truck loses control - barely missing a car. in flint the weather is blamed for multi-car pile ups. it's dangerous for drivers and emergency cr
>>> thank you for joining us. i'm jessica doyle. we begin with breaking news coming out of rockville. a water main break has closed lock heed drive. the main itself is on south lawn near -- south lawn lane near east goudy drive. we have tried to find out if it's the company's main and if it is how long repairs are expected to take. >>> 67 million people are expected to hit the stores today in what's become a post- thanksgiving tradition. delia goncalves starts our black friday coverage from westfield montgomery mall. >> i'm a black friday devotee. >> because i love shopping. >> i look forward to black friday all year. >> reporter: the faithful and frugal flocked to westfield montgomery on hunt for some black friday door busters. >> and so i rushed like right to the sale rack because everything on sale was 50% off. so the sale rack was -- >> once you got in it's mad crazy and everyone is running around. >> i sort of planned it out beforehand by looking at the websites. >> pretty good deals the clothing stores. >> reporter: many of the stores in fact got a jump-start on th
with the u.s. and iranian governments for help. >> we just hope that we are reaching the ears of especially now with this new transition in government in iran, the ears of the right people. >> reporter: now with the election of a more moderate iranian president, rouhani, they have new hope that amir will finally go free. we are joined by amir's brother-in-law who is in michigan along with their congressman. thank you very much to both of you for joining us. i want to begin by saying thank you very much for coming on. i'm sorry for your family, another holiday passing without your brother-in-law here. this historic deal reached between the u.s. and iran, are you disappointed that as part of this warming of relations between our two countries, that so far, your brother-in-law has not been part of that, no sign that he will be released? >> well, it has been sad that a second year in a row we spent thanksgiving with his seat empty but our family, we have hope. we are not disappointed in the sense that we are hoping for the future, not looking back. amir is a human being. he belongs home. and hi
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to strengthen cooperation with us and asia this week sundays at eight thirty pm. seeming more and more. this week's journal as one greenwald gives us a preview of the next big revelation. find out what country is helping the less than a finance a hat the battles for stop and frisk won't be stopping anytime soon. we'll take a look at the latest regarding this and why he patted down and how the new mayor might be shaking things up for the better more details coming out. if you're short on cash why not sell your body bodily comments that it will be there not more and more americans are cashing in on everything from live daycare to fertile eggs will give you the number somewhat south later. michelle a fan it's due in november to help the key and washington d c time in your and a bit when you're watching our tea while edwards noted down to fall and as the weeks are far from over at least according to glenn greenwald greenwald is a former guardian journalist responsible for breaking the nsa surveillance story and he said there are indeed more uncanny documents to be released only this time i
>>> thanks for joining us everyone. america's news headquarters picks up the coverage of the 50th anniversary of the jfk assassination now. >> you are looking live at a tribute there. that is on to the national cemetery, the national flame. 50 years ago today shots rang out killing the america's president. i am alisyn camerota. >> and i am bill hemmer, good day. we'll watch together and listen to the ceremony with you and several reporters live on the growned in dallas and firsthand account of an eyewitness who looks back 50 years ago today. you are looking live as alisyn mentioned in the eterm flame in arlington national cemetery in virginia. that is the gravesite for the late president. we'll go now to dallas, texas. casy ste gal is live there in the plaza. it is a dreary day, casy. what is happening. >> reporter: it is very cold and that is not stopped. hundreds of people coming out to dealey plaza. we are in the place infamous. and they handed out rain ponchos because the wind and rain is picking up in the last 30 minutes or so. and the people are out here and pre- program as
. medical professional working with the u.s. military and intelligence services were forced to violate that oath in the treatment of terror suspects captured after 9/11. even though torture was banned by executive order in 2009 the report said ethical violations continue at the president in guantanamo bay where detainees staging hunger strikes have been forced fed. detainee abuse on the war of terror. it was funded in the open society foundation. since 2011 the u.s. department of defense and c.i.a. have had policies requiring guantanamo doctors and other medical personnel to breach national standards including on site physicians have participated in interrogations and by assisting in force feeding. also the report found that military medical training lacks ethical grounding for doctors to protect human rights. the report comes months after president obama reiterated his promise to close down the prison. >> the pentagon is trying to manage the situation as best as they can. but i think all of us should reflect on why exactly are we doing this? >> reporter: the president's renewed effort
you mentioned, and what if you tell us though name of your firm. one of the things that was mentioned is they coordinate with the other engineering and design people and the construction firm, and one of the major problems with these kinds of construction projects is coordination, making sure that everybody is building the same building and everything fits together right. in large measure, that is the architect's job. do you make sure that the structural stuff fits together, with the architecture and the mechanical? >> that is where we earn most of our money. >> that is difficult? >> no question, we had cahill come on board at the later stages of design to help with the construction, details, flexing of systems, that sort of thing. >> we're fortunate today to have john with us, who was a soil engineer. one of the design teams, one of the original first persons to be looking at this project is the soil engineer. they look at where the building will be built, what is the soil like, and how we make the building hit the ground. people say, you go down to bedrock. are we going down to bedr
of the station and this is one of the most commonly used systems in use right now mostly in north america developed by the city of montreal and also in use in london and melbou r.n. e and minnesota and boston san francisco bay area and soon to be in use in vancouver portland and seattle and so this system was designed in montreal to be seasonal so as a result it's a portable and modular system. what that means here we can deploy them quickly and easily without doing any excavation it simplifies deployment significantly they are battery powered using solar and as mentioned there's no excavation they are not even bolted down they are held down by their own considerable weight and the basic components consist of panels com prize -- there's a kiosk on there people that welcome up with a credit card and get a membership and one other i think one of the challenges i'll say so far the biggest challenge we've had and they have had this in other cities is communicating how the pricing for bicycle riding works so 2 tiers and in order to use this system you have to be a member so i'm an annual memb
the baby poops, when the baby eats, when the baby sleeps. it's cool. * farts guess who else uses facebook? all these vandals. i'm going to show you pictures and actual footage from the facebook to show you what they put on here. i'll go back to telling you guys how we got started. when i did get the graffiti, i told you, crap, this sucks. i have to do grace feet aloe, have to try to find out what these trigs are all about. when i was in s-r-o it was easier to deal with it in the school because that was my own little community. i can handle a little around the community of the school to help get the tigers. * when i started doing the graffiti, i felt like i was just pushing paper every day. how many of you guys actually investigate graffiti in here? do you feel that way sometimes? you're just pushing misdemeanor paperwork, here we go, here we go, here we go. well, i got this graffiti tracker program and i started putting that together and i'm like, how can we use this? * to get something bigger? i sat down with our county attorney then, rick romly. i said, this is what i want to do. i wan
us that. that is the same case. we're making an attractive venue for events. i certainly think they've worked extremely well, as was pointed out to the neighbors. we've got smaller clubs in the city like the feinstein's and, of course, venues such a davies and the opera house. but again those don't combine the food and drink experience expect on a limited use with the entertainment. i think we will attract more and better quality acts by moving moving forward. this is a historical arena >> commissioner wu. >> i wanted to ask staff the question. i'm trying to understand how does the su d act with flying zoning and section 132 b allow the use to happen >> it basically sets forth the conditional use for certain types uses eating and drinking and that's part of the request today. it didn't take place with anything that is not to deal with non-conforming uses. when you have a non-conforming use you can have during a certainty point of operation you can discontinue that use or seek the legalization for the use. that was the case in 2012 for the masonic approval or you can seek to chang
by tweeting me at ali velshi and at ajrealmoney. here to help us is our good ryan is a financial adviser and ceo of optimum capital management. he joins me now. i want to pick up where i left off. asset companies behave differently. they all do different things under the same circumstances which is why i think too many people think of the stock market as on or off, in or out. >> right. you have unsystemic risks, and systemic risks. you can't get rid of systemic risks, but you can diversify away unsystematic risk. so if one stock goes up, you might want to decrease your exposure to that, or if you say i like the low-interest rate environment and the emerging market, so i might want to increase allocation to that. it really tolerance. >> risk tolerance, there are a million ways to get it. i still find that people will find out that they are moderate risk, but then they will want to back up the truck and invest in a hot ipo. >> if you ride it down -- you don't invest according to a motion. you invest according to a plan. a lot of individuals as you said earlier, 16,000 on the dow, 1800 for
keep the u.s. in afghanistan for ten years or more. >>> sounding a warning. from the faa, about what they see as a growing danger to modern aviation. >>> and a letter from jackie, seen for the first time, written to another woman who lost her husband to oswald's bullets that day in dallas, tonight, she shares her memory with tom brokaw. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it was bad enough that a lot of bad behavior by big banks contributed to the great recession a few years back, sinking the finances of so many american families. it all started, of course, with the housing crisis and so many americans have been frustrated that it did not end with stiffer penalties for those who caused it. very few have paid any price at all for what went on. that changed in a big way today as jpmorgan has agreed to pay $13 billion to the federal government. that's the most money any company has ever paid to the feds. we begin there tonight with our justice correspondent, pete williams, at the justice department for us tonight. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. and just t
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and visualize a monument in cascade twin peaks. exhibit is on through november 27th. join us for a spontaneous combustion. this jam celebrates music and keeping it live. that's your weekly buzz. for more information on any of these events, visit us at ♪ >> i am so looking forward to the street fair tomorrow. >> it is in the mission, how are we going to get there? we are not driving. >> well what do you suggest? >> there are a lot of great transportation choices in the city and there is one place to find them all, sfnta.com. >> sfmta.com. >> it is the walking parking, and riding muni and it is all here in one place. >> sitting in front of my computer waiting transportation options that is not exactly how i want to spend my saturday night. >> the new sfmta.com is mobile friendly, it works great on a tablet, smart phone or a lap top, it is built to go wherever we go. >> cool. >> but, let's just take the same route tomorrow that we always take, okay? >> it might be much more fun to ride our bikes. >> i am going to be way too tired to ride all the way home. >> okay, how about this, we can ride ou
square was young people texting each other and using their smartphones and the virtues of being able to text and delete and connect with people -- and tweet and connect with people. it brought about another revolution. the same thing with syria. no leader anywhere in the world can afford to look away from huge populations of young people coming at us in unprecedented numbers. it is a different world. it will change politics. all of them in touch with aspirations. it is a different world. what we are going to try to accomplish with two enormous and high standard trade negotiations that are underway right now is to raise the standards and the possibility for people that trans-pacific partnership represents 40% of trade. and we can lock that in, it will open up trade around the world. it is the largest market in the world. it will create an enormous transformation in the standards that people are practicing. it is the largest market in the world. those efforts will dramatically expand our market reach and they will strengthen trading so we can engage and race to the top. not a race to t
on by the u.s.. >>> and residents of the resort city of sochi are in a whirl of activity three months ahead of the winter olympics. >>> chinese officials are tightening security in beijing ahead of a key meeting. the increased measures follow last week's fatal car crash near tiananmen square which the government teamdeemed an act of terror. officials have been ordered to quash acts of terrorism in the planning stage. the website shed quo inspected police boxes in the capital on monday. he urged police officers to increase their visibility so citizens will feel safer and said china faces a tough fight against terrorism. he called for extra vigilance. last week a sport utility vehicle veered into a crowd of tourists and burst into flames. three passengers were killed along with two by stapders. chinese authorities arrested five in connection with the skept. all are believed to be members of the uighur minority group. the third plenary is due to start on saturday. china's leaders have lashed out at foreign observers on their views of the tiananmen square crash. u.s. state department personnel
that, you know, the cultural appropriation question is one that bothers us, absolutely, that cultures are, you know, they are borderless. i mean, we live right next to each other, always cultures informing and influencing each other, and you're right is that there's so much new produced that one of the things that black culture does is it is constantly on guard, constantly creating and recreating something new. you mentioned justin bieber and robin thicke, is it, you know, and this is what you can tell young people is it's tired. it's, you know, we listen to it and say that sounds like robin gaye, r and b30 years ago, so it's right that there is a constant mobility in moving in the sort of creativity of what's created right outside is more interesting and exciting than what happened on that mtv stage. i don't watch it. it doesn't suit me in my way. >> at the same time, i would hasrd to guess that creativity is under assault by the high mind lack of real culture that's being in their heads all the time. it is something to think about, and i think what you say about what you and your ow
. and we have with us today diane oshima, an old friend. diane used to work for the planning department in environmental review, right? >> that's right. >> you're now -- good memory. i have close relations with the planning department. >> true. >> very close. >> yes. >> my wife retired from the planning department. [laughter] >> and diane is now deputy director for planning -- waterfront planning at the port. so she knows what's happening now and a lot of the history. and chris verplank san architectural historian who knows a whole lot of history about the waterfront. he and i drove some portions of it the other day and took some slides we're going to used to as our spring board for discussion. we invite you all just to share your questions. we'll give you the microphone and speak into the microphone. i thought what we could do is start by taking a look at a few pictures of what san francisco looked like historically so we have some reference to compare the waterfront over the years. san francisco started as a port city. that's why we're here. this was an ideal place for people to estab
enough to work with the last couple of years. i use elements of dance and choreography and combine that with theater techniques. a lot of the work is content- based, has a strong narrative. the dancers have more of a theatrical feel. i think we are best known for our specific work. in the last 15 years, spending a lot of time focusing on issues that affect us and are related to the african-american experience, here in the united states. i had heard of marcus shelby and had been in join his work but never had the opportunity to meet him. we were brought together by the equal justice society specifically for this project. we were charged with beginning work. marquez and i spent a lot of time addressing our own position on the death penalty, our experiences with people who had been incarcerated, family members, friends of friends. pulling our information. beyond that, we did our own research. to create a picture that resonated with humanity. it is the shape of a house. in this context, it is also small and acts like a cell. i thought that was an interesting play on how these people ma
the scenes at archives, museums and historic sites. this week, we visit the third u.s. infancy caisson platoon in arlington, virginia, based in ft. myer, the old guard conducts up to eight honored funerals etch day with horse-drawn caisson teams. work begins at 4:00 a.m. when the horses are washed and the tack is cleaned and polished. near the horse stables is the caisson platoon leather shop. eugene burkes has worked in the leather shop since 1981. we visited him to learn more about the work involved in preparing funeral caissons according to century-old tradition. >> i was currently in acting duty here for 16 years. i retired in 1997. and they brought me back as a civilian. at that time, it was candleten light textiles here. i had no experience at all with tack and harness. i was pretty much self-taught. right now, we have two guys here, and that's their mos now, in which they actually come in and i train those guys on mos. and what we do here is we repair all the harness and tacks from scratch from the caissons and all the horses. we also handle all the logistics. ideally, what we d
use of fossil fuels for energy. renewable energy sources are another option. and in golden, colorado, the natural renewable energy laboratory is trying to scale up processes for creating biofuels from the products of american farms their goal is to supply up to a third of the country's gasoline needs within 25 years. both projects are pushing the limits of modern science in hopes of leading the way to a more sustainable energy future. 40% of the world's electricity comes from coal. coal is the fossilized remains of ancient vegetation. and with global reserves that could last over 250 years, it is the cheapest and most abundant nonrenewable energy source available. but burning coal produces exhaust products, including not just water vapor, which is most of what we see coming out of smokestacks, but also carbon dioxide, an invisible greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. as the need for energy around the world continues to grow, new coal-fired power plants that will last 50 years or more come online every week. coal will power the world for decades. how can we continue to u
supplement their income slightly and pushes us along the path for more sustainable food sources at a small level. supervisor chiu has long been interested in these issues. he carried a urban agricultural legislation in 2011 and looks forward to carrying further ag legislation when additional state law changes in the near future. the legislation also makes two changes related to accessory uses more generally. accessory uses essentially -- the secondary use, aside from whatever the primary and essential use of a particular site s in a residential situation, the accessory use in this instance would be cottage food. the other two general accessory use changes are extending the floor area allowed from quarter to a third. this is planning department's estimation of what is a more reasonable amount. particularly with cottage food, there was consideration of exempting the kitchen or having half the kitchen count. instead to make it cleaner and easier to enforce they're going with this recommendation of a third, a third of the square footage. and additionally right now, accessory use [speaker not u
water they consume. >> the storage which is using tap water which you are going to encourage. >> right. of course at the puc we recommend that you store our wonderful delicious tap water. it's free. it comes out of the tap and you can store it in any plastic container, a clean plastic container for up to 6 months. so find a container, fill it with water and label it and rotate it out. i use it to water my garden. >> of course everyone has plastic bottles which we are not really promoting but it is a common way to store it. >> yes. it's an easy way to pick up bottles to store it. just make sure you check the label. this one says june 2013. so convenient you have an end date on it. >> and there are other places where people have water stored in their houses. >> sure. if you have a water heater or access to the water heater to your house, you can drink that water and you can also drink the water that the in the tank of your toilet. ; not the bowl but in your tank. in any case if you are not totally sure about the age of your water or if you are not sure about it being totally clean, you
: delighted to be with you. >> host: you serve as ambassador to the u.s., pakistan's ambassador to the u.s. from 2008 to 2011. you advised the late benazir bhutto and you are now professor at austin university and the director of the south and central asia hudson institute. you write extensively for "the new york times," "the wall street journal" and the national tribune to name a few of the publication so you obviously have a very inside view of this relationship and i think just the title is strong of u.s. policy toward pakistan and in your words if i may quote you say the u.s. pakistan relationship, a tale of exaggerated expectations, broken promises and disastrous misunderstandings. i want to delve into what you mean by that a little later in the interview but first i want to ask you a simple question. what motivated you to write this book? >> guest: this book has been on my mind for many years. i was a college student in 1979 when several of my colleagues -- i was in karachi in the south of pakistan but my colleagues as students in islamabad even in burn down the u.s. consulate the ho
accrue mostly to participate with higher skills. people can use computers. people can use robots and the like. and in that respect, even for a given distribution of educational outcomes, income distribution will widen, as the higher returns accrue to people who have the appropriate skill. so, it's hard to say entirely how to solve it. it's not a problem that can be solved quickly, but clearly trying to break down barriers to social mobility, trying to increase opportunities for training acquisition of skills, education, from a very young age, all the way through post-high school, junior college, and the like, is the basic approach. but it is a very, very difficult problem. to bring the federal reserve into it for a moment, as i said there's not much the federal reserve can do about very long-term trends like this that don't really have much to do with monetary policy. but over the shorter period, our efforts to put people back to work, and we are making extraordinary efforts to try to increase the number of jobs in our economy, that's going to be important factor reducing inequal
get across because those people can use that and can get a lot of press, even though they have a very small following in the united states. while you can talk about the first amendment, you need to explain that these are not mainstream people, that what they are saying is not something that a lot of americans are people -- picking up more americans feel. certain ones do. the best defense is to be as open as you can about it, try to explain it, and in some ways that the message fall flat for the united states and say what effect does this have on what we do? often the proof is it has very little effect on us. but we are constantly dealing with those guys. it is troublesome. but we have to explain this is our society and how we do it, but look at the results. >> do they throw back at us the same thing of all the people who are nursing terrorism, you throw -- throw us all in the same basket? >> yes, we hear constantly how varied muslims are, and in the field you appreciate that. muslims are like you and me. they just want a middle-class life, get their kids educated and all that. a lot o
. there are 40 reforms after this person was brutality taken away from us are we've begun for 40 months without a domestic homicide but in in evidence in north there was 8 thousand calls. that's how we feel about this. we know we can do better and all of us working collectively. the mayor had a proclamation he put in a beautiful glass box to showing some of our leaders we have a less budget but i have a proclamation proclaiming this month to be domestic violence month and i'd like to ask a woman who represents all of you two are survivors bevly upper ton could you please join me in accepting this (clapping) >> i want to thank you for your leadership and the board of supervisors for this recognition of domestic violence month but this year i want to honor the lewis with this proclamation domestic violence month is extra special because you're here with us so, please. all right. everyone look up center city hall. we'll close together with a beautiful song but before that i just wanted to thank my colleagues from the police department, from the district attorney's office, juvenile probation dep
's concerns over the snow pace of progress in the twenty six eleven case in pockets. us president barack obama asked prime minister nawaz sharif why the trial of malaya tacos don't stock it joining the meeting. the us has also raised the issue along with the law. cross border terrorism and all the sugar industry. the but this time he talked to who had the c i a time gone by the chief osama bin london it has been in prison. sunny anti terrorism court conducting the mumbai attacks tried issued summons to four witnesses including the center of opal. that's what she was like ten times that i bought terrorists to reach india. even as it boasts pulled the hitting of the case but two weeks science as the great vaults of the cross examination of indian witnesses by a puff piece on the judicial commission in connection with the tax base northeast of fort scott bought. on the proceedings were postponed. and in the robotics sources said the reckless was sent to the pockets on high commission in new delhi last week itself. as you add a bit and had plenty of off the dust in the mumbai attack was undertaken
to the san francisco board of supervisor's land use and economic development. i'm scott wiener and supervisor david chiu will be joining us shortly our clerk is lisa miller i want to thank sf tv. miss miller are there any announcements? >> items acted to know today will appear on the november 19th board of supervisor's agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you madam clerk can you start by calling item number 2? >> extend existing roadway. >> okay john from the department of public works. good afternoon. the department received a request from an applicant to reconstruct that portion to install a privately maintained drive way that will lead to his new garage. at that point the applicant was not ready he was working with neighbors and they are now currently ready and that's why this application is in front of the full board with recommendations for full approval. >> colleagues if there's no questions or comment we'll open it up to public comment. is there any public comment on item number 2? okay seeing none public comments is closed. colleagues do i have a motion to forwa
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